Service contact information
The Language Centre is a joint teaching and service unit for languages and communications at Aalto University both for students and staff. The goal of the Language Centre is to provide students and staff with such language and communication skills that give a strong foundation for success in both studies and in the world of work.
Open University courses are open to everyone regardless of background or age. Open University offers individual courses in Business, Technology, Languages, and Art and Design. Students are admitted to individual courses in the order of registration.
The customers of the services are students, teachers, teaching management and external customers (potential students and alumni).
Learning Services personnel is located partly in schools, partly in joint services.
Joint units Language Centre and Learning Centre (library) are part of Learning Services.
The programme director's handbook is a collection of guidelines, templates, and good practices. The handbook gathers together information about processes, schedules and tools and the aim is to support degree programme directors, heads of majors and others involved to succeed in implementing, evaluating and developing the degree programmes.
Do you want to develop yourself as a teacher? Start Aalto pedagogical training with A! Peda Intro and continue with other core courses, or check the available elective courses.
New living strategy
On Our plan 2022–2025 page you can explore Aalto University's joint and school-specific strategic plans.
New joint strategic initiatives in the field of learning:
Aalto University is promoting the learning of the national languages of Finland – Finnish and Swedish – as part of a broader programme for internationalisation and its Talent Boost programme.
Joint strategic initiatives in the fields of education and learning in 2016–2020:
Support for teaching and learning
The Teacher services team organises training events, webinars and workshops for users of shared learning platforms and tools. MyCourses, Panopto, Turnitin, EXAM, Presemo
MyCourses is the learning environment for Aalto University courses. With MyCourses, teachers can share course material, resources and other content. A teacher can set up and grade assignments, quizzes and workshops. MyCourses also provides tools for collaboration and interaction with students.
Basic information about Aalto's core information system for teaching and studying.
Promoting international teaching and studying is a central element in Aalto University strategy.